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George H.W. Bush plans parachute jump on 90th birthday

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush can no longer use his legs, but he isn’t letting that stop him from keeping a vow he made five years ago: to jump from an aircraft on his 90th birthday, which is Thursday.

‘‘It’s a wonderful day in Maine — in fact, nice enough for a parachute jump,’’ the nation’s 41st president announced on Twitter.

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